The Natural Center of Serbia Svilajnac represents a combination of science, education, entertainment and tourism in one place, in a very specific way. That kind of a concept makes it very unique in this part of Europe.
The attractiveness of the Natural Center of Serbia is reflected in the unity of a large exhibition (museum) space and an entertaining Dino-park in the open. The museum part of the Natural Center of Serbia consists of 8 thematic exhibitions, which are located inside the object itself, while one exhibition is located in the park, in the interior of the model of a volcano.
The exhibition “Geological Time Machine” is one of the most attractive exhibitions and represents the origin of the planet Earth and its development through the epochs until the human creation. It represents the evolution of the planet.
The exhibition “The World of Minerals and Rocks” represents the minerals and rocks from which our planet is consisted. In addition to the minerals and rocks that are characteristic of Serbia, the exhibition also contains examples of very rare minerals, which makes it exclusive.
“The World of Dinosaurs” exhibition is located in the central part of the building. The paleontological exhibition consists of seven skeletons of different species of dinosaurs that uniquely represents the Mesozoic period.
The exhibition “Heavenly Stones” is an exhibition about meteorites, which consists of three replicas of significant meteorites that fell on the territory of nowadays Serbia.
The exhibition “Biodiversity of Serbia” represents the richness of our country’s flora and fauna. All types are original and made by special preparatory methods. This exhibition presents the natural resources of Serbia in an authentic way.
“The Witnesses of the Ice Age” is a guest exhibition of the Museum of Natural History in Belgrade that authentically displays impressive copies of megafauna that lived during the last Ice Age (about 16 million years ago) in nowadays Serbia and disappeared about 10,000 years ago.
“The Animals of Africa” exhibition in an interesting way displays African animals that have been stuffed using special taxidermy methods.
“The Volcano” exhibition is housed in the park of Natural Center in a model of a “real” volcano about 10 meters high. In the interior of this volcano is a unique exhibition on volcanology.
“Dinosville Park” the biggest part of the park is occupied by the unique exhibition of dinosaurs in their vivid forms and authentic environment. There are over 25 replicas of different species of dinosaurs in the park, the largest is the one of Diplodocus being 11 meters high and 20 meters long. The most famous and attractive dinosaur, especially for the youngest, is the Tyrannosaurus.
The edge of the park has a coffee restaurant for a break and relaxation. Here you can try many specialties or refresh yourself with a unique view of the whole park.
The souvenir shop is located in the park of the Nature Center and its appearance of a cave fits in with the authentic atmosphere. It is richly equipped, and every visitor can find a gift, toy, encyclopedia or a precious memory, as well as some of the home-made products.